Dr Joanne Waller

PDRA in Representativity Errors

Responsibilities:

Former chair of the Reasearch funded staff forum (Spring 2015 - Winter 2016).

Research Interests:

  • Data Assimilation.
  • Correlated observation errors.

Research Projects:

  • FFIR-FRANC: Forecasting Rainfall exploiting new data Assimilation techniques and Novel observations of Convection
  • OSCA: Improving high impact weather forecasts via an international comparison of ObServation error Correlations in data Assimilation (OSCA)
  • FFIR-TENDERLY: Towards END-to End flood forecasting and a tool for ReaL-time catchment susceptibilitY
  • DARE : Data Assimilation for the REsilient city

Student supervision

MSc student supervision

  • Miguel Cordoba (2015): MSc thesis - Atmospheric Motion Vectors and their observation error structure in a data assimilation context. Joint supervision with S. Dance and N. Nichols. Dept Meteorology.
  • Jemima Tabeart (2016) : MRes thesis - "On the variational data assimilation problem with non-diagonal observation weighting matrices". Joint supervision with S. Dance, A. Lawless, N. Nichols, S. Migliorini and F. Smith (Met Office)). MPE CDT.

PhD student supervision

  • Jemima Tabeart (2016 - present) is a PhD student working on the treatment of correlated observation errors in data assimilation. Joint supervision with S. Dance, A. Lawless, N. Nichols, S. Ballard and D. Simonin. MPE CDT

Recent Publications:

Publications for j.a.waller@reading.ac.uk

Jump to: 2017 | 2016 | 2014 | 2011
Number of items: 7.

2017

Cordoba, M., Dance, S. L., Kelly, G. A., Nichols, N. K. and Waller, J. A. (2017) Diagnosing atmospheric motion vector observation errors for an operational high resolution data assimilation system. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 143 (702). pp. 333-341. ISSN 1477-870X doi: 10.1002/qj.2925

2016

Waller, J. A., Simonin, D., Dance, S. L., Nichols, N. K. and Ballard, S. P. (2016) Diagnosing observation error correlations for Doppler radar radial winds in the Met Office UKV model using observation-minus-background and observation-minus-analysis statistics. Monthly Weather Review, 144 (10). pp. 3533-3551. ISSN 0027-0644 doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-15-0340.1

Waller, J. A., Ballard, S. P., Dance, S. L., Kelly, G., Nichols, N. K. and Simonin, D. (2016) Diagnosing horizontal and inter-channel observation error correlations for SEVIRI observations using observation-minus-background and observation-minus-analysis statistics. Remote Sensing, 8 (7). 851. ISSN 2072-4292 doi: 10.3390/rs8070581

Waller, J. A., Dance, S. L. and Nichols, N. K. (2016) Theoretical insight into diagnosing observation error correlations using observation-minus-background and observation-minus-analysis statistics. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 142 (694). pp. 418-431. ISSN 1477-870X doi: 10.1002/qj.2661

2014

Waller, J. A., Dance, S. L., Lawless, A. S. and Nichols, N. K. (2014) Estimating correlated observation error statistics using an ensemble transform Kalman filter. Tellus A, 66. 23294. ISSN 1600-0870 doi: 10.3402/tellusa.v66.23294

Waller, J. A., Dance, S. L., Lawless, A. S., Nichols, N. K. and Eyre, J. R. (2014) Representativity error for temperature and humidity using the Met Office high-resolution model. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 140 (681). pp. 1189-1197. ISSN 1477-870X doi: 10.1002/qj.2207

2011

Pocock, J. A., Dance, S. L. and Lawless, A. S. (2011) State estimation using the particle filter with mode tracking. Computers & Fluids, 46 (1). pp. 392-397. ISSN 0045-7930 doi: 10.1016/j.compfluid.2011.02.009

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